Thursday 9/13: Activists, Educators & Entrepreneurs Gather For MJBA Cleveland Meetup

MJBA Cleveland Meetup is 9/13

OHIO: Leading professionals in Cleveland’s nascent cannabis industry will gather for an evening of information, professional networking and community this Thursday, September 13th, at the offices of Meyers Roman for the bi-monthly Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) Cleveland Meetup. Featured speakers this month include Theresa Daniello, TDCANN Institute; Steven Baden, Meyers Roman; Arleen Crider, Nurse-Herbalist, Educator, and Clinical Informatics Specialist, PLUS Read the full article…

OLCC Processor Rules Advisory Committee Meeting

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OREGON: The OLCC is currently in rule making to address issues surrounding the processing of marijuana. The purpose of this meeting will be to review applicable building/fire codes and address other processor safety issues that have arisen within the industry. Meeting Details: September 7, 2018 9:30 – 11:30 am 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd. Portland, OR Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: The Road To Oklahoma Hempfest

The Road To Oklahoma Hempfest

By David Rheins  OKLAHOMA: You know the winds of progress are blowing in your favor when you find yourself making plans to head to Oklahoma City for a cannabis festival. The Road to Oklahoma Hempfest begins this weekend, as the first of three events heralding in a new era for the Sooner state.   A licensed and approved Read the full article…

New Jersey Cannabis Summit, ‘Growing a Sustainable Industry In The Garden State,’ Set For Oct. 24

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NEW JERSEY: NJ Cannabis Media will host the inaugural New Jersey Cannabis Summit, “Growing a Sustainable Industry in the Garden State,” Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township. The keynote speaker will be Barbara Brohl, the former executive director of the Colorado Department of Revenue who helped to  develop legislation and rules Read the full article…

Forum in Bend To Focus On Safety In Cannabis Industry

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OREGON: Cannabis growers and extractors are invited to an unprecedented opportunity to learn from government and business leaders about safety and health in the cannabis industry as part of a two-day event in Bend next month. Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA), a division of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, is Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Why Seattle Hempfest Is Still Worth Supporting

“There’s nothing in I-502 that allows a community to opt out,” Washington state Liquor Control Board spokesman Brian Smith said. If a marijuana retailer meets the state’s requirement for a license then it will be granted.

By David Rheins It’s been five years since Washington opened its legal cannabis marketplace, and today adult consumers in the Evergreen state have an abundance of high-quality, legal weed available in an impressive array of product configurations at affordable prices. Seattle Hempfest, taking place this week along the gorgeous Puget Sound, is the nation’s oldest and largest Read the full article…

Seattle Hempfest & Fix Democracy First Team Up For Voter Registration Push

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WASHINGTON: Nearly 10,000 Washingtonians have been registered to vote at Seattle Hempfest. This year the organization has teamed up with the non-profit Fix Democracy First! in an effort to increase voter registration at the event. “Seattle Hempfest is the single biggest voter registration event in Washington State,” says Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First!’s executive Director. Read the full article…

Oklahoma Hempfest Rescheduled; New Dates June 7, 8 & 9th 2019

Come to the largest first ever annual cannabis policy and reform event in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA:  Organizers have rescheduled the Sept 7-9th Oklahoma Hempfest, pushing back the original date and will instead roll out a series of smaller events, culminating in a concert to take place on June 7, 8 & 9th. According to a press release, “Due to the magnitude and overwhelming response from the public regarding Hemp Fest of Oklahoma, the Read the full article…

Eaze Insights: The High Cost of Illegal Cannabis

Skunk has higher levels of the psychoactive compound Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) than “regular” pot, and has become much more prevalent in recent years, as people seek out more potent versions of the drug.

CALIFORNIA: New research identifies why illicit sales are thriving in the world’s largest cannabis market, and what that means for legal retailers Who: Peter Gigante, head of policy research at Eaze What: California is seven months into rolling out the world’s largest adult use cannabis market. Eaze’s head of policy research, Peter Gigante, will present new research that shows Read the full article…

Heady Vermont Hosts Second Annual Hemp Fest – Sept. 8-9 in Burke

Vermont Hemp Fest: September 8-9, 2018

VERMONT: Heady Vermont will host its second annual Vermont Hemp Fest, taking place September 8-9, 2018 at Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center in East Burke, Vermont. Already one of Vermont’s premiere cannabis events, Hemp Fest 2018 will feature two days of programming, including a keynote address from Oregon CBD’s Seth Crawford, Ph.D, agricultural, hemp and CBD exhibitors, Read the full article…